Back when I was still driving a 1993 Chevy S-10 Blazer I was irked one year to discover my DMV renewal said I had to have a more expensive smog check done.
There is no garbage collection in Manteca on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
California is catching up with San Joaquin County.
There's no nice way to say this.
The opening of the Big League Dreams softball complex six years ago and the shifting of city league softball to that municipal-owned venue drastically reduced the use of the lighted Morezone Field on Center Street just south of the golf course.
Woodward Estates and its proposed 77 single family home lots southwest of Union Road and Woodward Avenue had all the makings of a ho-hum affair when it advanced to the Manteca City Council.
Some call it the miracle on Main Street.
William "Bill" Todd completed his final shift Wednesday as a City of Manteca firefighter.
Registered nurses from Northern California Kaiser facilities will march to Kaiser headquarters to protest the closure of Kaiser Hayward's pediatrics unit, a reduction in services at Kaiser Manteca and other service reductions today at 11:30 a.m.
The deadline for the Almond Blossom Queen/Miss Ripon Competition is 4 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 20). Applicants must be a junior or senior in high school, between the ages of 16-19, and a Ripon resident. The application is available online at http://bit.ly/1bkbXXy, from the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, and from the local Ripon high schools.
Manteca's city leaders have 642,000 reasons why they want to keep Comcast customers happy.
Comcast's Manteca office has been closed for 21 days.
I spend anywhere from $80 to $120 a week at Target now that I do a good chunk of my grocery shopping there.
Car stolen? You might be able to thank Justice Anthony Kennedy.
A broken wire for a cable box means one Manteca senior citizen can no longer simply drive to central Manteca and have the problem addressed by a Comcast representative.
The second a stolen vehicle rolls onto one of four bridges that will access River Islands at Lathrop law enforcement will be alerted.
Willie Weatherford is not the Great Wizard of Restaurants.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
John Harris can hear the trains a comin' and that is not necessarily a good thing.
Future community facilities districts for new neighborhoods built in Manteca could tax those that buy homes for the cost of police and fire services among with other municipal amenities.
Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.
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Ron Burns did not grow up to become a mass murderer.
Ninety years ago the American Disabilities Act wasn't around.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.
Flying to Phoenix?
Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.